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Dublin: 5 °C Monday 25 May, 2020

Today’s News

Covid-19: More than 170 complaints over standard of care in nursing homes during March and April

Many complainants raised concerns with social distancing and infection control measures in homes as the virus spread.

Yesterday’s News

From The42 ‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’ Dreams This post contains videos

‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’

Stephen Rice on how he recovered from difficulties early in his career to enjoy a memorable time at Shamrock Rovers.

Money Diaries: A 43-year-old software technician on €35K working from home in Dublin

Our reader this week details how she’s working from home through the lockdown.

Irish teenager fell to his death as he tried to escape alleged armed robbers in Australia

Three men aged 18, 20 and 22 have been arrested and charged with 19-year-old Cian English’s murder.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dominic Cummings and his 260-mile lockdown trip dominated the headlines today.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Waterford's great 2000s hurling team? It's Quizness Time

'He acted legally and with integrity': Boris Johnson backs Dominic Cummings over 260-mile lockdown trip

Conservatives have been putting the Prime Minister under pressure to sack his controversial adviser.

Investigation launched into UK Civil Service tweet about Johnson's 'offensive' defence of Cummings

The UK Prime Minister is being criticised for defending his senior adviser’s actions in driving 260 miles during lockdown.

'I tested positively toward negative, right?': The week in quotes

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

From The42 Damien Duff leaves Celtic to focus on new role with Ireland COYBIG

Damien Duff leaves Celtic to focus on new role with Ireland

Celtic boss Neil Lennon says Duff made a ‘huge contribution’ during his time with the Scottish champions.

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 57 new confirmed cases in Ireland

The Department of Health released the figures this evening.

Two men released without charge following €23k Alprazolam seizure in Waterford

The seizure happened in the St John’s Park area of Waterford city.

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

The scenes today were the most intense in months.

Driver caught speeding at 173km/h on N7

Gardaí are urging people to slow down this weekend.

Wuhan lab had three live bat coronaviruses 'but none that match Covid-19'

The United States and Australia have called in recent weeks for an investigation into the origins of the pandemic.

Traffic on M50 'increases by 30% and petrol drops by 3c' on first week of Phase One

The government relaxed Covid-19 restrictions slightly, to allow some people to return to work, and garden centres to open.

From The42 'By the fourth or fifth injury I was thinking was it even worth it and was considering packing it in' Sean Powter

'By the fourth or fifth injury I was thinking was it even worth it and was considering packing it in'

Cork footballer Sean Powter on his injury struggles, a return to football in 2020 and a plan for a career in medicine.

New York Times fills front page with names of 1,000 lives lost to Covid-19

The United States has been the hardest-hit country in the coronavirus pandemic by far.

Fresh calls for Dominic Cummings to resign after new allegations of lockdown travel emerge

Downing Street has said it would “not waste time” replying to the fresh allegations.

Number of people attending Irish emergency departments begins to creep up as Covid fears lower

Mass testing of nursing home residents and staff at the facilities is also now complete.

From The42 Bournemouth player one of two more Covid-19 cases in the Premier League Covid-19

Bournemouth player one of two more Covid-19 cases in the Premier League

In all, 996 players and club staff were tested over three days last week for Covid-19.

Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid amid curfews and virus fears Eid

Muslims around the world begin celebrating Eid amid curfews and virus fears

This year, many can only celebrate at home, with virus fears dampening the holiday spirit.

Explainer: Everything you've always wanted to know about bonds but were afraid to ask

The National Treasury Management Agency auctioned €1.5 billion of Irish government bonds last week.

From The42 'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day' Memory Lane

'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'

Australian scrum-half Chris Whitaker was a key man as Leinster won the 2009 Heineken Cup.

Have you seen Maria? Appeal for information on 18-year-old missing from Co Louth

Maria Nicole was last seen on Friday when she left her home in Dundalk.

Covid-19 took our festival trade, so this summer people are using our tents in their back gardens

Pamper the Camper founder Shane Ó Ciardhubhaín says Covid-19 blew the festival business away for 2020, so they’ve worked fast to adapt.

Man (30s) charged over seizure of €167,000 worth of drugs in Cork city

The drugs were seized during a search operation on Thursday.

Poll: Have you been reading more books than usual lately? Your Say This post contains a poll

Sitdown Sunday: The housemates who found a lost plane wreck

Settle back in a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s a round up of what is happening this morning.

'Should I wear a plaque saying I have a disability?': The reality of life with sight loss during a pandemic

Golf champion Carol Brill said daily tasks can be “very, very stressful” for people with sight and hearing loss.

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals

Protesters chanted slogans such as ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ as they gathered in a popular shopping district.

From The42 'It's in the title. It's a song for everyone in Ireland' - The Sunday Game's cover of a Dubliners classic Song For Ireland This post contains videos

'It's in the title. It's a song for everyone in Ireland' - The Sunday Game's cover of a Dubliners classic

Kildare supporter Dan McCabe collaborated with the RTÉ GAA show to pay tribute to frontline workers.

Larry Donnelly: An erratic Trump now leads a US further divided by Covid-19

Donnelly says voters this year will believe in Trump the straight-shooter or Trump the perpetually offended narcissist.

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Escape to this picture-perfect Connemara cottage with a private beach - yours for €450k

Murder on the streets of Coolock and Darndale - how a pocket of north Dublin became a hotspot for lockdown violence

We look at the players in each criminal gang and the victims of the cycle of violence.

Saturday 23 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Ireland's national parks?

Were you nurtured on our nature?

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